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Online - Weaving Connections: Sharing Stories for Mental Health Awareness

  • Date: 05/28/2020 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM  

Please RSVP for a required Zoom login by emailing fpotter@redwoodcity.org. RSVP by May 22 in order to receive a free friendship bracelet kit via USPS mail.

In this time of social distancing, emotional connections to friends and family members are more important than ever. Honor special friends in your life by learning to make simple friendship bracelets!  During the event we’ll hear three Lived Experience Academy graduates share stories of their experiences confronting mental health and/or substance abuse challenges. This event is part of San Mateo County’s Mental Health Awareness Month series “Each Mind Matters: Express Your Support.” Learn more at bit.ly/2020mham

The BHRS Lived Experience Academy (LEA) is designed for individuals who identify as having experience with mental health and/or substance use challenges, and/or their family members, to learn how to share their stories for the purpose of empowering themselves, furthering the healing process, reducing stigma, and educating others about behavioral health conditions. Learn more at https://www.smchealth.org/LEA

Recommended for ages 16+

Sponsored by Friends of the Library Bookstore and San Mateo County BHRS

More Information

Contact: Fiona Potter
Email: fpotter@redwoodcity.org
Phone: 650-780-7056

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